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RE: doubt regarding http 1.1

From: Joris Dobbelsteen <joris.dobbelsteen@mail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 16:18:39 +0200
To: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "WWW WG (E-mail)" <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <003701c10ecb$61eac3d0$0d0ba8c0@joris2k.local>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mark Nottingham [mailto:mnot@mnot.net]
>Sent: Monday, 02 July 2001 8:34
>To: Joris Dobbelsteen
>Cc: WWW WG (E-mail)
>Subject: Re: doubt regarding http 1.1
>
>
>
>I'd echo Joris' question as to why in the world you'd want to disable
>chunking, but...
>
><shamless_plug>
>http://www.mnot.net/cgi_buffer/
>
>Buffers Perl, Python and PHP scripts; also can act as a wrapper for
>arbitrary code. Intended to be useful for 1.0 content, and for

HTTP/1.0 doesn't support chunking, nor persistent connections (yes, there
are some extensions, but the origional spec doesn't support it). This way,
ending a response is done by closing the connection.

>servers that don't chunk generated objects (most don't), but it
>should be helpful here.
></shameless_plug>
>
>I think there are also Apache modules, etc. that may do this, look
>at http://modules.apache.org/
>
>
>
>On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 01:16:46PM +0200, Joris Dobbelsteen wrote:
>> Why not use it? It provided a way to keep the connection open.
>>
>> You can try Tranfer-Encoding: identify
>> see RFC2616 par. 14.41
>>
>> There is also something with TE (par. 14.39).
>>
>> Note that Apache will need to cache the response before
>transmitting it, to
>> demitrade the length. I don't know wether they do or support
>that (probably
>> they do). It requires only an enormous ammount of overhead
>on the server,
>> not caused with chunked transfers. So why not use these,
>it's simple to
>> build some support for that.
>>
>> Before to forget, RFC2616 lists enough information in the
>sections with
>> tranfer-codings and such....
>>
>>
>> Have fun...
>>
>> - Joris
>>
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: manish kumar [mailto:manishksinghal@hotmail.com]
>> >Sent: Monday, 02 July 2001 12:12
>> >To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
>> >Subject: doubt regarding http 1.1
>> >
>> >
>> >Hi
>> >I am using http 1.1.I am making a persistent connection from
>> >java client to
>> >apache server.I am able to make it but I don't want to use
>> >transfer encoding
>> >as chunked(which is there by default).Is there any way I can
>> >do it.Where I
>> >need to change it.If you need some more detail please let me know.
>> >
>> >-Manish
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>Mark Nottingham
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>
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